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3-13, 4th in NFC North

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bears officially announced changes to their coaching staff -- Jeremiah Washburn takes over as OL coach, Curtis Modkins RB coach and Roy Anderson assistant DB coach. Also, OLB coach Clint Hurtt did not renew his contract and left the team.

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Best player available for Bears at No. 3?

Chicago has needs all over the place, so taking the top talent out there might be the best move. Mel Kiper Jr. gives the Bears a versatile, disruptive defensive lineman. Mock 1.0 (Insider)

Kiper reveals initial top 3 (1:22)
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Dickerson: This is it for Cutler in Chicago

After one playoff appearance in eight seasons with the Bears, Jay Cutler will be traded or released this offseason, Jeff Dickerson predicts. Predicting big changes

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Bears will have big pockets this spring

Pending Jay Cutler's status, Chicago could have more than $60 million in cap room. Don't be surprised if Ryan Pace uses a chunk to beef up the offense, John Clayton writes. Big spenders, penny pinchers (Insider)

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Jeffery one of top free agents-to-be

Alshon Jeffery is the only Bear represented on John Clayton's top 50 potential free agents for 2017. But he'll likely be the most desired WR on the open market. Top free agents (Insider)

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bears are expected to hire Jeremiah Washburn as their new offensive line coach. Washburn spent last year as the Miami Dolphins assistant offensive line coach. He'll replace Dave Magazu, whom head coach John Fox let go after the season. Fox never announced the move.

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Alshon Jeffery should get paid nicely

Yes, Jeffery's 2016 season was a bit quiet, but he remains very productive on a per game basis. That should be enough for a hefty deal this offseason, Mike Sando writes. Due for paydays (Insider)

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Time for Chicago to draft a quarterback?

If this is indeed the end of Jay Cutler's time in Chicago, QB will immediately jump to the top of the Bears' priority list. That could mean they'll take one with the third overall pick. Biggest draft need

Serious QB needs at the top of the NFL draft (1:21)

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

NFL Hall of Famer Richard Dent was lost until his gap wedge showed up in the mail. It was mistakenly put in the wrong golf bag before his trip here but is safe and sound back in his hands now. Yes I had to cut the video short... because the smack talk between Dent and Marcus Allen started getting thick!!

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Revisiting the Bears' 2016 offseason

Mike Sando initially gave the Bears a B grade for their offseason moves. And while record-setting rookie RB Jordan Howard was fantastic, it wasn't enough to merit much of a different grade at season's end. Re-grading offseasons (Insider)

Team Stats

Passing Yards248.114th
Rushing Yards108.417th
Points For17.428th
Points Against24.924th

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